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There’s one new law on the books intended to help police in Texas that has gotten less attention than several others in a year when lawmakers touted their “back the blue” bills. It’s a …
JOLIE MCCULLOUGH, Texas Tribune |
7/3/17 01:11 PM
A federal judge has tossed out a new law softening Texas’ strict voter identification requirements. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos on Wednesday ruled that Senate Bill 5, signed by Gov. …
By JIM MALEWITZ, The Texas Tribune |
8/23/17 04:45 PM
College in Texas will become a little more expensive in 2018.
By MATTHEW WATKINS, The Texas Tribune |
11/24/17 09:00 AM
Three federal judges in San Antonio are listening to arguments about what’s wrong and right about the state’s political districts. But you go to elections with the districts you have, and the …
ROSS RAMSEY, Texas Tribune |
7/12/17 12:01 PM
Tropical Storm Harvey strengthened into a hurricane Thursday, where it’s expected to bring potentially devastating flooding to coastal Texas, meteorologists said.
By NICK BROTHERS, HCN Managing Editor |
8/24/17 06:10 PM
In 2013, the Texas Legislature passed a law allowing for the drug testing of certain out-of-work Texans applying for unemployment. Republicans say politics is the reason they haven't been able to …
By ALANA ROCHA, The Texas Tribune |
11/21/17 05:00 PM
Shopping for electricity is becoming cheaper for most Texans, according to a new study from the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power. But for those who live in an area with only one electricity …
ANDY DUEHREN, Texas Tribune |
7/11/17 04:00 PM
The Texas House on Aug. 1 approved House Bill 20, legislation appropriating $212.7 million from the “rainy day” reserve fund to help defray rising healthcare costs for retired school employees.
By ED STERLING, State Capital Highlights |
8/9/17 07:13 PM
Texans in Congress largely sidestepped questions Tuesday regarding the firestorm unleashed hours earlier when Donald Trump Jr., the son of the president, released emails showing he eagerly accepted …
ABBY LIVINGSTON, Texas Tribune |
7/11/17 05:40 PM
Gov. Greg Abbott issued a declaration for a special session of the Texas Legislature Monday, formally inviting lawmakers back to Austin to pass “sunset legislation” that will keep several key …
ANDY DUEHREN and SHANNON NAJMABADI, Texas Tribune |
7/10/17 11:14 AM
SAN ANTONIO — Eight months ahead of the 2018 primaries, Texas and its legal foes on Monday will kick off a week-long trial that could shake up races across the state.
The state and minority …
ALEXA URA and JIM MALEWITZ, Texas Tribune |
7/10/17 12:01 PM
A Texas district judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos from handing voter information to President Donald Trump's voter fraud investigation …
By MATTHEW CHOI, The Texas Tribune |
10/4/17 05:01 PM
The 2018 election season is officially underway in Texas. Candidate filing began Saturday for next year's March 6 primaries ...
By PATRICK SVITEK and ALANA ROCHA, The Texas Tribune |
11/12/17 01:00 AM
Texas A&M to host all five living former U.S. presidents for hurricane relief event
by Matthew Watkins,
The Texas Tribune
Oct. 4, 2017
By MATTHEW WATKINS, The Texas Tribune |
10/4/17 04:00 PM
Disgust overwhelmed her when she felt his tongue on her hand. A Capitol staffer, she had been at a large party celebrating the end of a legislative session a few years ago ...
By ALEXA URA, MORGAN SMITH, JOLIE MCCULLOUGH and EDGAR WALTERS, The Texas Tribune |
11/14/17 03:00 PM
For the first time in Texas, public charter schools will receive state funding to pay for leasing and maintaining buildings and facilities — expanding their access to the state's limited money for …
By ALIYYA SWABY, The Texas Tribune |
10/6/17 10:00 AM
After Kelly Unterburger and his girlfriend were pulled over for speeding in 2011, a state trooper searched the car ...
By SHANNON NAJMABADI, The Texas Tribune |
11/14/17 05:10 PM
Texas leaders are calling for a review of sexual harassment policies at the state Legislature following a Texas Tribune story detailing ...
By ALEXA URA, MORGAN SMITH and JOLIE MCCULLOUGH, The Texas Tribune |
11/15/17 02:00 AM
Gage Kemp was 17 when he first became homeless. “The home I grew up in, there was a lot of drug abuse and violence, and I got bullied a lot,” Kemp said.
By ALEX ARRIAGA, The Texas Tribune |
11/15/17 07:45 AM
Vice President Mike Pence pressed the White House's case for a major tax code overhaul by the end of the year during a speech Wednesday ...
By PATRICK SVITEK, The Texas Tribune |
11/15/17 06:44 PM